Northwestern Cataract Symposium: Update on techniques and technological advances in cataract surgery

Date & Location
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Robert Lurie Cancer Research Center, Baldwin Auditorium, Chicago, IL

Target Audience


This symposium provides an update by highlighting recent surgical and technological advances in the field of cataract surgery. The target audience is practicing ophthalmologists from the Midwest, anterior segment fellows (cornea/uveitis/glaucoma) and third year residents. The program seeks to educate participants on the topics of intraocular lens (IOL) power calculation, laser cataract surgery, complex cataract management, premium IOLs and new technologies to enhance outcomes of premium and toric 

  1. Describe the imaging, biometric and femtosecond laser technology, its benefits, and what patients will benefit most from its use.
  2. Review options for selection of the correct and optimal intraocular lens and the dos and don’ts related to refractive cataract surgery.
  3. Demonstrate, through the use of videos, surgical techniques used to manage challenging and complex cataract situations.

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The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of  5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.